<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politicshttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.pngNBC 7 San Diegohttp://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSat, 23 Jul 2016 02:19:27 -0700Sat, 23 Jul 2016 02:19:27 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Clinton Picks Kaine for VP]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:22:06 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16196751572126.jpg
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:34:55 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/578550086-Donald-Trump-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz’s father with “crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast.”A day after accepting...

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<![CDATA[Trump Takes America on a Journey to the Dark Side]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:03:04 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578666050.jpg
Donald Trump painted a dark picture of America during his nomination speech at the GOP Convention, NBC News reported.Discarding his usual improvisational humor, Trump described an America awash in blood...

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<![CDATA[GOP Unifies Around Trump Amidst Circus-Like Atmosphere]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:14:26 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-578543906-rnc.jpg
More than 2,000 delegates packed the Quicken Loans Arena to rally behind Donald Trump and his campaign for president. Suspense built inside and outside the arena for Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump's...

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<![CDATA[Read Donald Trump's GOP Convention Speech]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:46:26 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/578547162-donald-trump-address-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday evening at the Republican National Convention. Here are his remarks as prepared:

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<![CDATA[RNC Delegate Booted for Racial Slur]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:19:31 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/207*120/gayne+delegate.png
A member of the Illinois delegation at this week’s Republican National Convention had her credentials pulled Wednesday after allegedly posting racially charged comments to Facebook earlier this week.Lori Gayne...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Mike Pence's Employment Record]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:27:41 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578135184-rnc.jpg
Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana claimed his “common-sense Republican leadership” is responsible for record employment in his state.But, in fact, Indiana’s job growth has lagged slightly behind the national trend in...

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<![CDATA[PAC: Melania Trump Speech Broke Election Law]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:03:01 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/melania+speech.jpg
A Democratic super PAC has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, charging that the Trump campaign broke federal election law by using his corporation to advance his presidential campaign,...

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<![CDATA[10 Californians on DNC's List of Speakers]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:21:10 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP666137438261.jpg
Ten high-profile Californians have been named as speakers for the Democratic National Convention.

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<![CDATA[Trump Remarks on NATO Trigger Alarm Bells in Europe]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:02:35 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16195061979904.jpg
Republican nominee Donald Trump triggered alarm bells in Europe when he hinted Thursday he might not come to the defense of some NATO members if Russia were to attack.Trump told The New York Times in...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: GOP Convention Day 3]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 05:27:50 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578131812-rnc.jpg
On the third night of the Republican convention, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence accepted his party’s nomination for vice president, and Sen. Ted Cruz rejected calls to endorse the GOP ticket. But Pence and Cruz had one

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<![CDATA[Here's What Mike Pence Said at the GOP Convention]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:00:29 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/578135180-mike-pence-gop-convention-speech.jpg
Indiana Governor Mike Pence accepted the Republican nomination for vice president Wednesday evening. Here are his remarks as prepared.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Thanks Wrong Scott Walker for RNC Speech]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:02:47 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TrumpWalker.jpg
That's not the real Scott Walker, @realdonaldtrump. After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hammered Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president and Donald Trump's opponent, at the RNC convention...
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<![CDATA[Trump to 'Art of the Deal' Ghostwriter: Cease and Desist]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:04:21 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Schwartz+Trump+Split.jpg
The ghostwriter of Donald Trump's bestselling book "The Art of the Deal" said Wednesday he has received a cease and desist letter from Trump's campaign in response to comments he made about Trump, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[Transcript: Newt Gingrich Addresses the RNC]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:59:43 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Newt+Gingrich_16203086677795.jpg
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke at the Republican National Convention Wednesday evening. Here are his remarks as prepared.

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<![CDATA[Trump Advisor: Clinton Treasonous]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:34:08 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-536054874.jpg
A Donald Trump adviser and New Hampshire state lawmaker says he's standing by his controversial comments calling for Hillary Clinton to be shot by a firing squad for treason.State Rep. Al Baldasaro, who served

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<![CDATA[Trump 'Never Asked' Kasich to Be His VP]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:18:55 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/JohnKasichCleveland-AP_382914376.jpg
Donald Trump said he never asked John Kasich to be his running mate after the Trump team reportedly reached out to the Ohio governor’s staff with the job offer. According to a New York Times report, a...

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<![CDATA[RNC Fact Check: Misleading Claims on Guns, Benghazi, More]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:52:04 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-577716238.jpg
The theme of the second night of the Republican convention was “Make America Work Again,” but the false and misleading claims we flagged touched on topics beyond the economy and jobs, according to...

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<![CDATA[Christie to RNC: Clinton Earns 'Guilty' Verdict]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:43:53 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/christie-poster.gif
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie energized the crowd at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, delivering a full-throated takedown of Democrat Hillary Clinton.]]>
<![CDATA[Republicans Use Clinton in Attempt to Unite GOP]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 04:07:08 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-577289896-rnc.jpg
On the second night of the Republican National Convention, GOP leaders used their disdain for Hillary Clinton as their case for a Donald Trump presidency, NBC News reported. The presumptive Democratic nominee...

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<![CDATA[Trump Jr.'s Speechwriter Defends Recycling Lines]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:18:18 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_JR_AP_16202086600494.jpg
A part of Donald Trump Jr.'s speech during the Republican National Convention was a near-exact repetition of a small part of an American Conservative article written by F.H. Buckley, titled "Trump vs.

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<![CDATA[RNC Day 2 Top Moments: Nominating Trump, Indicting Clinton]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:21:20 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_FAM_AP_16201846369971-.jpg
Donald J. Trump officially became the presidential nominee of the Republican Party on the second day of its convention in Cleveland on Tuesday -- as his children and the Republican leadership took the stage.

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<![CDATA[New Details About Writing of Melania Trump's Speech]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:05:40 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MELANIA_AP_16201109699960.jpg
The original draft of Melania Trump's Republican National Convention speech did not include the section that appears to have been lifted from Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech, according to documents...

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<![CDATA[Speech Plagiarism Fact Check]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:53:00 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/obama-trump-split-speech1.jpg
An Oakland, California, company dedicated to rooting out plagiarism was hopping on Tuesday, hours after Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention raised questions about what it took from...
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<![CDATA[Tiffany Trump: 5 Things to Know About Her]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:02:53 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Tiffany+Trump-577290612.jpg
Donald Trump's daughter, Tiffany, will take center stage at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night.The 22-year-old recent college graduate, the only child from Trump's six-year marriage to...

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<![CDATA[First Gen. Election Debate Moved]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:29:12 -0700http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/split2-trump-clinton-june7.jpg
The first presidential debate of 2016 will happen in New York, after the original host pulled out over security costs.The Commission on Presidential Debates said Tuesday the Sept. 26 debate will now take place

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